Walden University: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 8%

Walden University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)49,68011,09338,587

49,680 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

49,680 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Walden University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Walden University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Walden University does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$12,060$12,060
Fees for full-time undergraduates$405$405
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$335$335
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,586$11,586
Fees for full-time graduates$456$456
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$570$570

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs1,1354,3303415,806
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2467103001,256
Public Administration and Social Service Professions83580165828
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service41126167
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services471052154
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences146146
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs285179
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies44
Grand Total1,9218,6531,30011,874

A total of 1,921 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Walden University.

At the master's and doctor's level 9,953 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate100%100%
  • Part-time retention rate - 18%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff1,847
Instructional FTE1,144
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.waldenu.edu
Address100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55401
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population383,000